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For more info, go to: http://www.prairiefire.ca/submit/submission-guidelines/current-submission-calls/


You know that fantastic story you wrote but haven’t sent us yet? We’d love to see it!

We’ve worked through our backlog of fiction and creative non-fiction and we’re certain that somewhere out there, amazing writing is just waiting to be published!

What are you waiting for? Send us your best stuff!

Of course we’re always accepting poetry as well!

Submission guidelines can be found here.



The cover letter should be typed. Be sure to include the following:

  1. a two- or three-sentence biographical statement;
  2. your full mailing address, e-mail address (if you have one) and phone number;
  3. the title(s) of the piece(s) you are submitting;
  4. the genre of the piece(s) you are submitting (poetry, fiction, non-fiction).
    Let us know if you are just starting to send out your work.


  • Send a maximum of six poems OR one story per submission and send only one submission at a time.
  • Maximum length for fiction and creative non-fiction:10,000 words.
  • Prairie Fire does not accept previously published work.
  • We ask that you let us know if your work is also submitted elsewhere, and, if it is accepted, to notify us right away.
  • Your submission should be typed (double-spaced) on one side of the page only. Poetry may be single-spaced.
  • Margins of at least 1.5 inches should surround all copy.
  • Each page of poetry must contain your name and address at the top left.
  • For fiction and creative non-fiction, centre the title halfway down on the first page, with your name below it. Include a word count at the top right corner of the first page and your address at the top left corner. Make sure your pages are numbered.


  • Use 8.5 x 11–inch standard white bond paper.
  • Do not staple the pages together (paper clips are permissible).
  • Include an e-mail address for notification, or a self-addressed envelope with sufficient postage for the return of the manuscript or for notification.
  • Submissions from outside Canada are accepted but must include an e-mail address, international reply coupons, or Canadian postage for notification.
  • Faxed or e-mailed submissions are not accepted.

Prairie Fire Press, Inc.
423 – 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, MB R3B 1H3
Ph: (204) 943-9066

Please note: We buy First North American Serial Rights and First Digital Publication Rights only. After publication, copyright reverts to the author.

For more info, go to: http://www.prairiefire.ca/submit/submission-guidelines/current-submission-calls/

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